Monthly Archives: July 2019

SAIMA SUMMER EVENTS

Pannukakku breakfasts will be held on Saturday August 24 and Sept.28, from 8:00-10:00.Finnish oven pancake, bacon, sausage, fruit, juice, Finnish coffee bread, coffee/tea/cocoa. $8.Loaves of coffee bread will be available at $8.Raivaaja Foundation will have an information table. Save the … Continue reading

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‘Finland’s Munch’: the unnerving art of Helene Schjerfbeck | Art and design

One of her country’s most celebrated artists, Schjerfbeck is little known in the UK, but now her singular paintings will be seen in a major exhibition.. More at: https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2019/jul/06/helene-schjerfbeck-finnish-painter-royal-academy

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Purl jam: Finland hosts heavy metal knitting championship

JOENSUU, Finland (AP) — Armed with needles and a yarn of wool, teams of avid knitters danced Thursday to the deafening sounds of drums beating and guitars slashing at the first-ever Heavy Metal Knitting World Championship in eastern Finland. With … Continue reading

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